Say No to Guns on Campus Nowadays the violence in campus becomes a social issue, which arouses more and more for people to be concerned about, especially campus gun shooting. Gun shooting becomes a serious problem that people should be aware of, since we expect school to be a safe environment for students to study and socialize with each other. Many significant shootings at Heath High School in Kentucky, Columbine High School in Colorado, and Virginia Tech University in Virginia have caused not only many injuries or deaths to the victims, but also panic feelings and sorrows to the victims’ families, friends, and instructors. In order to avoid these campus tragedies, also the risk of suicide from mental heath issues, these tragic events need to be controlled by firm cooperation of the government, university board of directors and parents. Besides, there are several arguments proposed to carry guns for self-protections.
Anything Can Happen April 20, 1999 is a day that will forever live in infamy. Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, walked into Columbine High School after a failed bomb attempt and shot and killed thirteen people while wounding more than twenty others before turning the gun on themselves. Eight years later, Seung-Hui Cho, a senior at Virginia Tech, opened fire on campus, leaving thirty-two people dead and several others injured. The most recently known and horrifying school shooting comes from Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty year old, Adam Lanza, walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School and shot twenty- six people-- 20 students and six adults.
Rojas 1 Maria Rojas English 1302.04 05 July 2011 Guns on College Campuses Recently a bill was passed by Congress permitting firearms on college campuses. There are many people that agree and others that disagree regarding this proposition. Based on the information obtained by various sources, I have found that there are many people opposing the bill. There are many points of view about the bill that need to be considered to make the right decision. If students are allowed to carry concealed weapons on college grounds and a shooting breaks out, this will make it hard for the law enforcement to identify the real perpetrators during a shooting.
Columbine Massacre Criminology March 12, 2009 On April 20, 1999 in Littleton, Colorado two students Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris committed what is thought to be one of the worse school massacres to ever happen. To this day law enforcement officials as well as others continue looking for just cause as to why these boys would commit such acts, and in the end take their own lives. The massacre that was committed by Dylan and Eric was not only criminal, but deviant as well. Criminal acts are those violating the law, which Eric and Dylan did on numerous levels during this massacre. They had possession of illegal firearms which included a Intratec TEC-DC9, a Hi-Point 995 Carbine, Savage 67H pump action shotgun, and a Stevens 311D double
The killers were said to be either Goths, Trench coat mafia, jock haters or bullied kids. The first assumption was the involvement of a teen club called the trench coat mafia which was well known for being made fun of by kids because the unusual trench coats the club wore. This assumption was made because the murderers wore trench coats during part of the shootings. Some Goths were a part of the TCM and were often associated with death and violence so they also took some blame. The killers were also thought to be bullied victims or jock haters since this stereotype was also often associated with school shootings.
Originally designed for combat in war, should these outrageously high-powered machines be made available to anyone who can afford them? Looking back on all of the horrific events of the last ten years with all of the public school shootings, university shootings, and assassination attempts, the numbers are terrifying. So many lives have been lost to crazy criminals coming into schools and shooting innocent children. People who get access to these high-powered guns are a liability to the rest of Americans. The parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School were not thinking anything horrific would happen to their children when they dropped them off that morning.
Effects of Violent Video Games on Children's Behavior Leslie De La Rosa COM/156 University Composition and Communication II October 28, 2012 Monica Desir Effects of Violent Video Games on Children's Behavior In 1999, students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold began firing weapons at fellow students and teachers at Columbine High School, killing 12 students and one teacher. One of the reasons blamed for their behavior was playing the video game Doom. Other violent acts and deaths have been blamed on other video games with a high content of violence, such as Manhunt and Grand Theft Auto. This started a national debate on several topics including the effects that violent video games have on our children. Violent video games can lead to an increase aggressive behavior in children if parents do not make it clear that the behavior exhibited in these games is inappropriate.
Tyler discovered what his abuser had done and that he was planning a second attempt. Viewing his roommate’s Twitter feed, Tyler learned he had widely become a topic of ridicule in his new social environment. He ended his life several days later by jumping off the George Washington Bridge. Tyler was eighteen years old. Both Amanda Todd and Tyler Clementi and many more were the victims of cruel, heartless people called bullies.
Therefore, there will be a consistent controversy to see who will be responsible the safety of anyone who believes in the Second Amendment. First, many tragedies have occurred in the world and in the United States due to increase of violence. For instance, in July 2012, a gunman opened fire in a Colorado movie theatre, killing twelve. In addition, an even more a horrendous act occurred in December 14, 2012, when a mentally ill twenty year old man attacked a school
Further more some gun violence imagery appears in social media is justifies and even glorifies the damaging result of using a gun. Therefore, a rising rate of adolescents are involved in serious criminals. Beside popular culture and social media raise gun violence in the America, some potential dangerous people are always create violence despite of what kind of weapon they